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When The Law is Not Enough: International Day of Zero Tolerance for FGM

Brenda Kelly 6th February 2018

On February 6, UN International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation (FGM), the international community will condemn FGM. Who would disagree that FGM (the partial or total removal of female external genitalia or injury to female genital organs for cultural reasons) is not a great harm, violence against women and violation of human […]

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Four Reasons for Retaining the Charter: Part 2 – Remedies

Alison Young 4th February 2018

The previous blog post drew attention to the way in which the scope of rights protected in the UK may be diminished post Brexit if the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights is not retained as part of domestic law. The second reason for retaining the Charter draws attention to the remedy provided when rights are […]

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